Grown in the Piedmont region of Italy—where winemaking standards are still very high so they make the real thing—Gavi is a fun, inexpensive $12 weeknight table wine you could drink on its own or pair with grilled fish or antipasti—Alex Province’s choice—or linguini with clam sauce or shrimp piccata, a go-to pairing for Mark Raymond. Faith imagines a refreshing glass of Gavi as the perfect match for hard-to-pair pesto.
At $14 a bottle, the Domaine Le Clos des Lumieres rosé is a real value; gorgeous salmon pink in the glass, luscious in the mouth, teeming with South of France minerality so it’s super food-friendly.
This food-friendly Sauvignon Blanc from Chateau Simon tastes clean, with subtle grapefruit notes. It’s a lovely casual sipper, and well-priced at $14.
Santa Carolina’s Chardonnay balances notes of citrus, oak and butter. It’s a food-friendly wine (especially grilled foods), but it’s a great sipper, too.
We love inexpensive wines that are pure (no junk added), taste delicious and go with just about anything. This is one of them. The 2016 Baron De Ley is made in the beautiful mountainous Rioja region of Spain, from 100 percent Grenache grapes. You’ll find this bargain going for $11 at most wine shops. Great […]